wear\ out


wear\ out
1. I
1) shoes (one's suits, the clothes, etc.) wear out ботинки и т.д. изнашиваются /снашиваются/; the evening wore out вечер наконец закончился
2) there are a few creases in the jacket where it has been folded up, but they will wear out пиджак несколько помят оттого, что он был сложен, но он отойдет; the elastic has worn out резинка растянулась
2. III
wear out smth. /smth. out/ wear out clothes (shoes, the knees of one's trousers, etc.) изнашивать /протирать/ одежду и т.д.; wear out smb.'s patience истощать чье-л. терпение; wear out smb. /smb. out/ hardships (long journeys, etc.) wear a man out трудности и т.д. выматывают /изнуряют/ человека; life in the tropics wore him out жизнь в тропиках измотала его
3. XI
be worn out my shoes are worn out мои ботинки сносились; his patience /his temper/ is worn out его терпению пришел конец; be worn out with smth. be worn out with this work /with toil/ выматываться от этой работы; he is utterly worn out with age его совершенно сломила старость
4. XXI1
wear out smb. /smb. out/ with smth. wear oneself out with hard work устать /вымотаться/ от тяжелой работы; wear out smth. /smth. out/ in smth. wear one's days (one's life, one's youth, one's time, etc.) out in idleness (in idle projects, in captivity, etc.) проводить свои дни и т.д. в безделье и т.д.
5. XXII
wear smth. out by doing smth. she wore her eyes out by weeping она ослепла от слез

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  • wear out — {v.} 1a. To use or wear until useless. * /Bobby got a toy truck that would run on a battery, and he used it so much that he soon wore it out./ * /The stockings are so worn out that they can t be mended any more./ Compare: GIVE OUT(4), USE UP. 1b …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out — {v.} 1a. To use or wear until useless. * /Bobby got a toy truck that would run on a battery, and he used it so much that he soon wore it out./ * /The stockings are so worn out that they can t be mended any more./ Compare: GIVE OUT(4), USE UP. 1b …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out — verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. tire, exhaust 2. to make useless especially by long or hard usage 3. erase, efface 4. to endure through ; outlast < wear out a storm > 5. to consume (as time) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wear out one's welcome — {v. phr.}, {informal} To visit somewhere too long or come back too often so that you are not welcome any more. * /The Smith children have worn out their welcome at our house because they never want to go home./ * /This hot weather has worn out… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out one's welcome — {v. phr.}, {informal} To visit somewhere too long or come back too often so that you are not welcome any more. * /The Smith children have worn out their welcome at our house because they never want to go home./ * /This hot weather has worn out… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To wear out — Wear Wear, v. t. [imp. {Wore} (w[=o]r); p. p. {Worn} (w[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearing}. Before the 15th century wear was a weak verb, the imp. & p. p. being {Weared}.] [OE. weren, werien, AS. werian to carry, to wear, as arms or clothes; akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wear — Wear, v. t. [imp. {Wore} (w[=o]r); p. p. {Worn} (w[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearing}. Before the 15th century wear was a weak verb, the imp. & p. p. being {Weared}.] [OE. weren, werien, AS. werian to carry, to wear, as arms or clothes; akin to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wear — Wear, v. i. 1. To endure or suffer use; to last under employment; to bear the consequences of use, as waste, consumption, or attrition; as, a coat wears well or ill; hence, sometimes applied to character, qualifications, etc.; as, a man wears… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wear down — [wear off] or[wear away] {v.} 1. To remove or disappear little by little through use, time, or the action of weather. * /Time and weather have worn off the name on the gravestone./ * /The eraser has worn off my pencil./ * /The grass has worn away …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear down — [wear off] or[wear away] {v.} 1. To remove or disappear little by little through use, time, or the action of weather. * /Time and weather have worn off the name on the gravestone./ * /The eraser has worn off my pencil./ * /The grass has worn away …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Out of the Silent Planet — This article is about the novel. For the Iron Maiden song, see Out of the Silent Planet (song). For the King s X album, see Out of the Silent Planet (album). Out of the Silent Planet   …   Wikipedia

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